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The Historic (And Sometimes Insane) Health Care Debate In 10 Minutes (VIDEO)

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Last night's historic health care vote capped off more than a year's worth of heated, emotional and often rancorous debate that touched on issues substantive, procedural and superficial. The dramatic, sometimes hysterical, elements of the process all came bursting into light on the House floor Sunday.

The Huffington Post has boiled down that extraordinary 11-hour debate, which lasted late through Sunday evening, into a 10-minute video. For political junkies, it's a telling summarization of the just how sharp the partisan fault-lines have become. For historians, it's window into a momentous moment in social policy. For humorists it's, well, a guilty pleasure. At the very least, it's a microcosm of the yearlong process that brought health care legislation -- for the first time in nearly 100 years -- to the brink of being law.

Video produced by HuffPost's Ben Craw.

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